The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 718 779 746
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 178 162 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 152 152 209
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £27,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -21.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +71 169 £45,000 +45.16% 17
South East +52 71 £43,750 +75.00% 4
London +52 52 £55,000 +54.92% 6
Berkshire +23 39 £45,000 +83.67% 1
Reading +1 19 £57,500 +134.69% 1
East of England +19 18 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +23 17 £45,000 +50.00%
Surrey +24 14 £53,750 +65.38% 2
Yorkshire +30 13 £35,000 +27.27%
East Sussex - 13 £41,250 -
Brighton - 13 £41,250 -
Leeds +36 12 £35,000 -12.50%
West Yorkshire +28 12 £35,000 -12.50%
Watford +12 10 £44,750 +27.85%
Maidenhead - 9 £40,000 -
North West +6 7 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Egham - 7 £55,000 - 2
Guildford +19 5 £37,500 +50.00%
Hampshire -3 5 £35,000 +4.47% 1
South West -15 5 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Bracknell - 5 £42,500 -
Borehamwood - 5 £45,000 -
Manchester -9 4 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Scotland - 4 £38,000 - 1
Bristol - 4 £31,000 - 1
City of London +38 3 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Merseyside -13 3 - - 1
Liverpool -22 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £45,000 - 1
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 -

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Linux Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 347 (100.00%) Linux
2 200 (57.64%) Windows
3 156 (44.96%) Red Hat
4 134 (38.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 113 (32.56%) Oracle
5 113 (32.56%) SQL Server
6 106 (30.55%) Unix
6 106 (30.55%) MySQL
7 105 (30.26%) VMware
8 102 (29.39%) Tomcat
9 101 (29.11%) Perl
10 100 (28.82%) Apache
11 99 (28.53%) Firewall
12 93 (26.80%) Puppet
13 89 (25.65%) JBoss
14 85 (24.50%) TCP/IP
15 80 (23.05%) SQL
16 77 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
17 76 (21.90%) Python
18 71 (20.46%) SAN
19 70 (20.17%) HTTP
19 70 (20.17%) ITIL
20 69 (19.88%) WebLogic
21 66 (19.02%) Active Directory
22 65 (18.73%) WebSphere
23 60 (17.29%) LDAP
23 60 (17.29%) Windows Server
24 56 (16.14%) NAS
25 55 (15.85%) SaaS
26 53 (15.27%) Oracle RAC

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 102 (29.39%) Tomcat
2 100 (28.82%) Apache
3 89 (25.65%) JBoss
4 69 (19.88%) WebLogic
5 65 (18.73%) WebSphere
6 53 (15.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 35 (10.09%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (8.07%) IIS
9 24 (6.92%) nginx
10 14 (4.03%) MS Exchange
11 13 (3.75%) OpenStack
12 11 (3.17%) Skype for Business
13 4 (1.15%) Alfresco
13 4 (1.15%) CMS
13 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 34 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 77 (22.19%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (15.85%) SaaS
3 28 (8.07%) PaaS
4 24 (6.92%) Office 365
5 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.58%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 99 (28.53%) Firewall
2 85 (24.50%) TCP/IP
3 71 (20.46%) SAN
4 70 (20.17%) HTTP
5 60 (17.29%) LDAP
6 56 (16.14%) NAS
7 33 (9.51%) DNS
7 33 (9.51%) VPN
8 26 (7.49%) LAN
8 26 (7.49%) WAN
9 25 (7.20%) VLAN
10 22 (6.34%) VoIP
11 16 (4.61%) Internet
12 15 (4.32%) DHCP
12 15 (4.32%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (3.46%) ISDN
13 12 (3.46%) MPLS
13 12 (3.46%) PBX
14 10 (2.88%) SMTP
15 9 (2.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 106 (30.55%) MySQL
3 44 (12.68%) Relational Database
4 37 (10.66%) RDBMS
5 19 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.86%) DB2
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.29%) Big Data
12 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.17%) JMeter
1 11 (3.17%) Vagrant
2 10 (2.88%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.31%) JIRA
4 6 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 50 (14.41%) Finance
2 30 (8.65%) Banking
3 29 (8.36%) Telecoms
4 26 (7.49%) Financial Institution
5 14 (4.03%) Retail
6 12 (3.46%) Marketing
7 10 (2.88%) Electronics
8 9 (2.59%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.15%) Front Office
9 4 (1.15%) Publishing
10 3 (0.86%) German Language
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.58%) Games
11 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.27%) Web Services
2 52 (14.99%) Middleware
3 50 (14.41%) LAMP
4 14 (4.03%) HTML
5 8 (2.31%) LEMP Stack
5 8 (2.31%) MCollective
6 7 (2.02%) .NET
7 6 (1.73%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (1.73%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.44%) XML
9 4 (1.15%) Spring
10 3 (0.86%) CSS
10 3 (0.86%) JSON
10 3 (0.86%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.58%) COM
11 2 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (0.58%) REST
12 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.29%) ODBC
12 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 22 (6.34%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.90%) Mathematics
6 14 (4.03%) Clustering
7 12 (3.46%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (2.31%) Xbox
9 6 (1.73%) PACS
10 5 (1.44%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.15%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.15%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.15%) Replication
12 3 (0.86%) Equities
13 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.58%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 347 (100.00%) Linux
2 200 (57.64%) Windows
3 134 (38.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 106 (30.55%) Unix
5 60 (17.29%) Windows Server
6 30 (8.65%) CentOS
7 28 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (5.76%) Solaris
10 15 (4.32%) Debian
10 15 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.17%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.02%) AIX
12 7 (2.02%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.73%) SUSE
14 5 (1.44%) VMS
15 3 (0.86%) HPUX
15 3 (0.86%) IRIX
15 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.17%) ITIL
2 38 (10.95%) Web Operations
3 34 (9.80%) Incident Management
4 28 (8.07%) DevOps
5 21 (6.05%) Configuration Management
5 21 (6.05%) High Availability
5 21 (6.05%) Mentoring
6 18 (5.19%) Network Design
7 17 (4.90%) Load Balancing
7 17 (4.90%) Problem Management
8 12 (3.46%) Change Management
8 12 (3.46%) Coaching
8 12 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (3.46%) E-Commerce
8 12 (3.46%) ITSM
9 11 (3.17%) Workflow
10 10 (2.88%) Analytics
10 10 (2.88%) Load Testing
10 10 (2.88%) Time Management
11 9 (2.59%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 101 (29.11%) Perl
2 80 (23.05%) SQL
3 76 (21.90%) Python
4 51 (14.70%) Bash Shell
5 49 (14.12%) PowerShell
6 43 (12.39%) Java
7 40 (11.53%) C
8 28 (8.07%) Shell Script
9 27 (7.78%) Ruby
10 20 (5.76%) PHP
11 12 (3.46%) C#
11 12 (3.46%) C++
12 10 (2.88%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.58%) Korn
13 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.29%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 51 (14.70%) Degree
2 20 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.59%) CISSP
5 8 (2.31%) CEH
5 8 (2.31%) CTC Cleared
5 8 (2.31%) RHCE
6 6 (1.73%) RHCSA
7 5 (1.44%) CCNA
7 5 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.44%) MCSE
7 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.15%) PhD
9 3 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.29%) GIAC
11 1 (0.29%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.29%) RHCT
11 1 (0.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.59%) QA
1 9 (2.59%) SLA
2 6 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (19.02%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.27%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (8.36%) VMware ESX
3 29 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (7.49%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.17%) Terminal Services
6 10 (2.88%) Docker
7 8 (2.31%) qmail
7 8 (2.31%) Squid
8 7 (2.02%) vSphere
9 4 (1.15%) NFS
9 4 (1.15%) Samba
10 3 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.86%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.58%) vCloud
11 2 (0.58%) XenApp
12 1 (0.29%) RHEV
12 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (26.80%) Puppet
2 50 (14.41%) Nagios
3 35 (10.09%) OpenAM
4 30 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.03%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.59%) Ansible
7 8 (2.31%) Cacti
7 8 (2.31%) collectd
7 8 (2.31%) Ganglia
7 8 (2.31%) Graphite
7 8 (2.31%) logstash
7 8 (2.31%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (1.44%) vMotion
9 4 (1.15%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.86%) Nessus
10 3 (0.86%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.86%) Nmap
11 2 (0.58%) Munin
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 156 (44.96%) Red Hat
2 113 (32.56%) Oracle
3 105 (30.26%) VMware
4 45 (12.97%) Microsoft
5 44 (12.68%) Sun
6 32 (9.22%) Cisco
7 19 (5.48%) HP
8 14 (4.03%) Veeam
9 13 (3.75%) Symantec
10 12 (3.46%) CheckPoint
10 12 (3.46%) Splunk
11 11 (3.17%) NetApp
12 9 (2.59%) Sybase
13 8 (2.31%) LogRhythm
14 7 (2.02%) EMC
15 6 (1.73%) Brocade
15 6 (1.73%) Juniper
15 6 (1.73%) SAP
16 5 (1.44%) IBM
17 4 (1.15%) Palo Alto
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